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Posted: 08 Apr 10, 04:06 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Is it just me or is this phrase horribly misapplied in some cases?

Take someone like Steve Irwin, who died gurgling water and being stabbed by a stingray.  Or Steve Fossett, whose death involved a sudden stop and the ignominy of being eaten by mountain animals afterwards.  Ayrton Senna's blind date with concrete barriers also gets a mention.

I really, really, REALLY would like the expression "died doing what he/she loved best" to be excised from the vernacular.  It makes no Goddamned sense.


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Posted: 08 Apr 10, 06:07 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

"Ayrton Senna's blind date with concrete barriers..."

Love that phrase.... lol

But yeah Zeb, you are right. Time to get rid of that daft phrase.......


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Posted: 08 Apr 10, 12:54 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Old joke of Bob Monkhouse:

"I want to die peacefully in my sleep like my father, not awake and screaming like his passengers"

Surely Michael Htchence died doing something he loved?  Also John Entwhistle?

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Posted: 08 Apr 10, 13:15 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Kylie Minogue had better be involved when i die with my boots on!


isnt innuendo an italian suppository?

im gonna ride the wild wind!

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Posted: 08 Apr 10, 16:41 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote



Penetration_Guru wrote:

Surely Michael Htchence died doing something he loved?  Also John Entwhistle?


Indeed!  There does seem to be a very thin line where the saying can be applied successfully ...  I think the misconception is that the person is still enjoying their life pursuit right at the moment of termination.  Take Tiny Tim - you might say 'he died doing what he loved best', but actually he didn't.  First of all, it was a terrible gig, and second, he spent his last minutes sweating and feeling shitty.


I guess it could be applied to extremely sudden deaths where the victim has no idea what has just happened.  Bing Crosby, by all accounts, was perfectly happy with his round of golf right up until the point he said "That was a great game, let's go get a Coca Cola" and proceeded to eat turf.








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Posted: 09 Apr 10, 02:39 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Well, Freddie was known for shouting "Give it to me one more time."

One could say he ended up dying from something that he loved best.


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Posted: 09 Apr 10, 03:04 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote



skip wrote:

Well, Freddie was known for shouting "Give it to me one more time."

One could say he ended up dying from something that he loved best.

LMFAO!








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Posted: 10 Apr 10, 16:31 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

The line that always annoys me is  " live every day as if it were your last" or words to that effect. So does that mean i can stop in bed all day, listening to the radio and bugger all the housework? Or I may eat cheese and chocolate, drink sherry and coffee again, cause if I'm not around tomorrow, I won't be around for the bloody migraine!


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Posted: 11 Apr 10, 01:40 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Right on.  "Every day as if it were your last"?  Oh great, I have to run around telling everyone how much I love them and giving them my belongings in meaningful gestures.


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Posted: 11 Apr 10, 01:40 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

To say nothing of the inconvenience of me trying to find a suitable female host body for my child that will never meet me.


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Posted: 11 Apr 10, 01:42 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote



JoxerTheDeityPirate wrote:

Kylie Minogue had better be involved when i die with my boots on!


I had better be involved when she dies with hers on...




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Posted: 11 Apr 10, 05:51 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote



Zebonka12 wrote:



 



JoxerTheDeityPirate wrote:



Kylie Minogue had better be involved when i die with my boots on!



 



I had better be involved when she dies with hers on...

lets hope the 3 of us are never in the same room then :-p









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Posted: 12 Apr 10, 18:31 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Zebonka12 wrote: To say nothing of the inconvenience of me trying to find a suitable female host body for my child that will never meet me.

ROFL LMAO

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Posted: 12 Apr 10, 18:31 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Zebonka12 wrote: To say nothing of the inconvenience of me trying to find a suitable female host body for my child that will never meet me.

ROFL LMAO